Residents from around the region share their notes on what makes living in the Berkshires great for them. From outdoor recreation to cultural amenities, what makes this a great place to visit often makes it a perfect place to call home…find out why from the diverse perspectives of our guest bloggers.

50 Beautiful Small Towns We Want to Live In

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This handsome western Massachusetts town inspired Norman Rockwell's artwork ... and perhaps hundreds more families to settle down here. The town is simply magical during the holiday season, with old-fashioned decor trimming the streets. 

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BYP Member Spotlight – Corey Phillips

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Corey is a financial representative with the Bulfinch Group, where he helps families and small businesses achieve financial balance and success. Corey also owns a small business, City Package Store, a retail liquor store in Westfield, MA.

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The Rural We: Christina Barrett

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Christina Barrett is the Director of Marketing and Student Recruitment at Berkshire Community College, but her involvement with local nonprofit organizations is practically another full-time job. On top of all her charitable work, she

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Magic in the Berkshires: Theme Draws Increased Participation to Northern Berkshire Fall Foliage Parade

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Jessica Gwozdz wasn't initially certain how her students at Studio North Dance Arts would handle marching in Sunday's Fall Foliage Parade. But after strolling through downtown North Adams on Platform 9 3/4 — a reference

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Berkshires Welcome New U.S. Citizens

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  There are 16 new U.S. citizens in the Berkshires tonight. The naturalization ceremony was held at the Norman Rockwell Museum, in partnership with the Berkshire Immigrant Center. New citizens from around the world were sworn

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New Chef Leading Allium Restaurant + Bar

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Mezze Restaurant Group has named Oliver Antunes as its new chef, leading the kitchen at Allium Restaurant + Bar. Hailing from the Napa Valley where his work highlighted local, sustainable California cuisine and custom tasting

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